Specialist - Project Support Production Engineering: TEMA
Toyota - Erlanger, KY

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Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc (TEMA)

Erlanger, KY

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc (TEMA) is the alignment of Toyota's North American R&D and manufacturing operations, joining the operations, planning and technical functions. Established in April 2006, TEMA strengthens Toyota's North American customer focus, through improved supplier cooperation, overall speed, flexibility and attention to quality. TEMA headquarters in Erlanger, KY, house the Toyota Operations Center and the Toyota Planning Center. The main offices for the Toyota Technical Center are in Ann Arbor, MI.

This position is located in Erlanger, Kentucky.

We are currently seeking a

Specialist/Project Leader

for our

Vehicle Production Planning Engineering


Description of Responsibilities:
This position will have Project Management responsibilities supporting Major / Minor Vehicle projects, working directly with the Chief Production Engineer (CPE) or Sub Chief Production Engineer (Sub CPE). This person will coordinate the manufacturing shops to ensure their standard activities can be accomplished during the development phase. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Drawing coordination (schedule feasibility / release dates / review timing / feedback meetings)

Oversee VE / VSP / DIR / DCR routing and approval for issuance

Coordinate Styling reviews for manufacturing teams

Facilitate Appearance Model reviews

Overall KPI tracking & summary for weekly report

Process Feasibility Study Requests (FSR)

Compile / summarize / track top Quality concerns through c/m implementation

Lead cross-functional problem resolution

Track and report "A" rank problem status through closure

Overtime: up to 25%; 50-75% during peak project work

Travel: 40% during normal operations

Other: Willing to business travel, to include short and/or long term dispatch




Bachelors degree in engineering field or equivalent related engineering experience

Production engineering or quality engineering experience in an automotive manufacturing facility

Project management experience



Bachelors degree in mechanical engineering

Engineering experience in a Production Engineering Shop, NAMC Pilot group or NAMC Quality Engineering group

Experience using Catia

Experience working on a Vehicle Development project

Previous Toyota Co-op experience



Primary Location

US-KY-Cincinnati/Northern KY-Erlanger


TEMA - Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America

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